Recent stories by Richard Halloran
The reforms to the nuclear enterprise unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week will “strengthen nuclear deterrence” in the Asia-Pacific region, which is essential to the US security posture there, said Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. She appeared...
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James lauded the Air Force for giving women today the opportunity to serve throughout the force, but said more needs to be done. Speaking to reporters at JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on Nov. 17, she...
The Air Force has 24-percent excess capacity in its bases worldwide and the extra infrastructure should be subjected to the scrutiny of a new round of BRAC, asserted service Secretary Deborah Lee James. Addressing reporters on Nov. 17 at JB...
CMSAF James Roy is scheduled to travel to Honolulu Aug. 26 to award the Order of the Sword to Gen. Gary North, commander of Pacific Air Forces. The Order of the Sword is presented by the Air Force’s noncommissioned officers...
The US and India have many common goals, but are slow to expand their military relationsip.
Though a US treaty ally, Thailand has a long history of strategic expediency.
A lot has changed in PACAF over the last 10 years. A lot more will change over the next 10.
The US and Australia are bolstering their close but quiet military relationship.
Mistrust, international military buildups, and competing territorial claims bring plenty of tension to
The US is pledged to help Taiwan defend itself, but must walk a fine line.
The days of antiquated equipment, questionable training, and outdated concepts are over.
With both nations casting a wary eye toward China, the US has quietly expanded low-key military relati
Mil-to-mil relations are strong, but the US needs Japan’s politicians to deliver what they’ve promised
US Pacific Command will oversee 146 military exercises this year to build relationships and hone comba
A force buildup on Guam anchors a broad US military strategy to keep China in check.